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Here’s how yoga helps me #resist

I got up this morning and I had my sit meditation. It was a struggle. I resorted to mantra in order to have a focus. Om mani padme hung. Compassion. I got some tea. Then I started my asana practice. It was staggered. My body sluggish. My heart heavy and worries deep. The mounting crises

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Yoga + Social activism = peanut butter and pickle sandwiches

I love Peanut Butter and Pickle Sandwiches. Initially, the mere mention of this combination would cause me to make a sour face.  I couldn’t comprehend how brine and peanuts could co-exist.  However, confusion and intrigue encouraged me to try one and I loved it. I think that I can say the same thing about Yoga

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How it all began: The journey to Just Being

Just B Yoga, a donation-based yoga studio, got started on a public bus in 2010. It was the #14 on the CATA system here in Lansing. Michigan was in the tailwind of the Great Recession. It was an idea that got into motion as I noticed no one who rode the bus with me went

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Will you accept our Michigan #Yogachallenge?

This weekend I issued a Michigan #Yogachallenge at the Michigan Yoga Fest at Song of the Morning Ranch. It was one that had nothing to do with selfies or 30-day anything. It was a challenge to change. I shared the story of Just B Yoga and our model which is less aligned with yoga business

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What can 1,500 likes on Facebook do?

We hit 1,500 likes on our Facebook page today. It feels like it should mean something. The number seems like it’s screaming “light some fireworks!” “Pop open the champagne!” There’s 1,500 people out there who have chosen to let our status updates into the stream on their newsfeed. Maybe someone asked you to. Maybe you

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#Lovelansing 2.0? Where do we go from here?

What is #LoveLansing? “It’s an attitude, a feeling, a connector… a MOVEMENT!”   But where does it go from here?   Is it time for #Lovelansing2.0? I had the honor of speaking about the #Lovelansing hashtag on WKAR radio Current State program with Robin Miner-Swartz this morning. CLICK TO LISTEN We shared how it has

What’s your yoga statement?

Thanks to Jackie Starbrite, an amazing student and friend for sharing this. How do you live your yoga? What’s your  yoga statement?

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